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Advocating for Safer Lithium Coin Batteries

This piece was originally published in the May 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Jonathan Stewart, Government Relations Manager, NEMA Lithium coin batteries are ubiquitous in today’s consumer-centric America. Everything from your wrist watch to your garage door opener—not to



Dynamic Healthcare Communications Begin with Optimized Workflow

This piece was originally published in the May 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry.  By Dan DeHanes, Global Product Compliance, Codes, and Standards Leader, Ascom Wireless Solutions With the increase in patient care needs, clinical staffing challenges, and rising costs


Updating West Coast Code Adoptions

This piece was originally published in the May 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry.  By Mike Stone, West Coast Field Representative, NEMA California adopted the 2016 California Building Standards Code, also known as Title 24. It goes into effect January



Intelligent Devices Offer Safety, Preserve Property

This piece was originally published in the May 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. Dave Loucks, PhD, Manager, Application & Advanced System Engineering, Eaton The cost of microprocessors, temperature sensors, and electronic current sensors has decreased dramatically in the last



Mass Notification + Fire Safety Training = Aware Campuses

This piece was originally published in the May 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry.  Tim Knisely, Senior Fire Inspector for the Centre Region Council of Governments In 2015, NEMA and the Center for Campus Fire Safety (CCFS) collaborated to establish


After Multi-year NEMA Effort, CBP Has Clear Authority to Share

This piece was originally published in the May 2016 issue of ei, the magazine of the electroindustry. By Craig Updyke, Director, Trade and Commercial Affairs, NEMA Section 302 of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act, signed into law in February, resolves legal uncertainty